Blog Posts

This is a collection of all previous blog content. These posts are also organized by month and topic in the sidebar.

Five Takeaways from Super Tuesday 2020

The results of Super Tuesday fundamentally altered the trajectory of the 2020 Democratic primary, likely setting the pace for the race going forward. Here are five key points from the night, with speculation of what’s to come.

Read One of My Papers from the Fall 2019 Semester!

Here’s an assignment from the first semester of my senior year of college. It’s all about strongest predictors of state-level turnout during the 2016 presidential election.

Putting Monmouth’s Poll in Context

Monmouth University’s newest poll was one of the most buzzworthy of the primary. Here’s why it should (and shouldn’t) be taken with a grain of salt.

Breaking Down Pete Buttigieg’s Polling Gains

Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Indiana and 2020 Democratic candidate, has been polling well these past few weeks. I provide a summary of the polls and offer potential explanations.

What Should Beto O’Rourke Do?

2018 phenom Beto O’Rourke has a tough choice ahead of him: should he run for the presidency or the Senate? Here are some compelling arguments on both sides.

Listen to Me on a Podcast!

I was the guest host on this week’s episode of the Western Kentucky University Political Science Podcast. Check it out!

Read My Papers from the Fall 2018 Semester!

Two papers I’ve written over the last few months; one is about the public perception of polls, and the other is about presidential convention bounces.

Can Duncan Hunter Pull Through?

California Representative Duncan Hunter has been mired in scandal. As a result, he not only has to worry about his reputation; his chances of re-election are also at stake.

What’s Happening in Florida?

Florida is home to close races for both Governor and Senate, but they’re diverging. What gives?